Lupa, located on the 3rd floor of the sparkling new LHT Tower, 31 Queens Road, Central, Hong Kong, will be opening at the end of March. It will provide superb Italian dining in exquisite surroundings.Its spacious interiors provide room for 130 guests indoors, and in addition there is a large terrace that can accommodate an additional 80 guests for al fresco dining. The restaurant will be helmed by Mario Batali and Zach Allen.
Mario Batali, critically acclaimed chef, restaurateur, award-winning author and television personality, is one of the most respected chefs working in America today. With his business partner Joe Bastianich, Mario has created an uber-successful restaurant and culinary empire in New York, Los Angeles, Las Vegas and Singapore and will launch their initial foray into Hong Kong with the opening of Lupa at the end of March.
Executive Chef Zach Allen is a protégé of Mario who has been working with the company for over 10 years. Allen, a veteran of Lupa and Otto in New York City, also opened Mario and Joe’s Las Vegas restaurants – B&B Ristorante, Otto Las Vegas and Carnevino Italian Steakhouse. Mario, together with Zach, will showcase their culinary skills with their sophisticated interpretation on such Lupa New York Classics as Escarole Walnut and Pecorino Salad; Ricotta Gnocchi with Sweet Fennel Sausage; Crispy Duck with Salsify and Saba; and Apician Spiced Dates with Mascarpone.
LUPA’s menu is complemented by an exceptional collection of handpicked Italian wines from Mario and Joe’s personal catalogue representing all regions of Italy and many boutique wineries. The wine list includes more than 40 wines sold by the glass as well as a unique selection of grappas and Italian liqueurs.
For reservations please contact +852 2796 6500